Record Details

NHER Number:35614
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric pot boiler and flint flake


A prehistoric flint flake and a pot boiler recovered during a walkover survey.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 6762 1324
Map Sheet:TF61SE

Full description

27 April 2000. Desk-based Assessment and Walkover Survey.
Assessment of implications of proposed flood defence improvements on the River Nar.
Found during walkover survey on 'island' being exposed by erosion of peat:
1 prehistoric flint flake and 1 'pot boiler'.
See also NHER 23625.
See report (S1) for further details.
D. Gurney (NLA), 18 August 2000. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 20 April 2015.

September 2007. ALSF NHER Enhancement Sub-Unit D.
The prehistoric flake and pot boiler may be related to a possible prehistoric burnt mound a short distance to the east recorded as NHER 23625.
A watching brief was carried out after this desk-based assessment. The results of this work are recorded under NHER 36213 and 36214.
M. Dennis (NLA), 26 September 2007.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Albone, J. 2000. Desk-Based Assessment of the Archaeological Implications of Proposed Flood Defence Improvements on the River Nar, Norfolk (RNI 00). Archaeological Project Services. 074/00.

Related records

23625Related to: Possible prehistoric burnt mound (Monument)
36214Related to: Probably post medieval ditch (Monument)

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